• Suggested Time: 6 hours
  • A road trip exploring Mudgee Region's boutique cellar doors

Embark on an enchanting journey through the boutique cellar doors of the Mudgee Region, nestled in the scenic landscapes & rolling hills of the Central-West in New South Wales. This curated experience unveils hidden gems of cellar doors, each offering a unique blend of craftsmanship and tradition. Explore intimate settings and rustic charm, discovering not just wines but stories that define Mudgee's distinct winemaking heritage.

The "Pour-fect" Itinerary to visit Mudgee Region's Boutique Cellar Doors

Art Gallery at Rosby

10am - Rosby Wines & Gallery

Start your day with Rosby Wines & Gallery, a unique blend of exceptional wines and fine art and the home of Sculptures in the Garden each year. Immerse yourself in the creative ambiance of the on-site gallery, featuring works from local and national artists. While appreciating the art, indulge in a tasting of Rosby's handcrafted wines, renowned for their elegance and craftsmanship. Their wine range includes something for everyone including a refreshing & zippy Riesling to a light flavourful Chardonnay. Or if reds are more to your liking try their light Sangiovese with strawberry & savoury notes, or their classic & bold reds like Shiraz & Cabernet Sauvignon. Consider taking a moment to explore the scenic grounds and perhaps even participate in one of their art workshops, if available.

Heslop wines

11am - Heslop Wines

Next head to Heslop Wines, a charming boutique cellar door nestled in the heart of the Mudgee Region. Enjoy a warm welcome from the Heslop family as you explore their selection of premium wines, known for their rich flavours and distinct regional characteristics. Make sure you try some of their unique varietals such as White Frontignac, Zinfandel & Touriga Nacional. Enjoy chatting with the winemaking family while you savour the picturesque views that surround this family-owned winery.

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12pm - Yeates Wines

Continue your boutique cellar door exploration at Yeates, where tradition meets innovation. Sit back and unwind as you savour the incredible wines on offer at this cellar door including Alabarino, Rosé and Shiraz & Cabernet. They also offer lunch & snack options which is a great way to enjoy your stop at Yeates, refuelling for the rest of the day, while exploring the diverse range of wines offered by this family-run winery. With a commitment to quality and a focus on sustainable practices, Yeates Wines embodies the essence of Mudgee's winemaking heritage.


2pm - Slowfox Wines

As the afternoon unfolds, make your way to Slowfox Wines, known for its boutique approach to winemaking. Relish the intimate setting of their cellar door as you sample a curated selection of their handcrafted wines. Engage with the passionate winemakers, who are often on hand to share insights into their winemaking philosophy. They have unique, must-try varietals on offer including a sensational Malbec often blended with other wine varietals. The serene surroundings and personalized attention make Slowfox Wines a must-visit for those seeking a more intimate and authentic wine-tasting experience.

Short sheep micro winery

3pm - Short Sheep Farm & Micro-Winery

As the day draws to a close, venture to Short Sheep Farm & Micro-Winery for a unique and immersive experience. Engage with the friendly farm animals including sheep and learn about the sustainable farming practices employed at this charming establishment. In the cellar door, discover small-batch wines that highlight the diversity of the Mudgee terroir. Enjoy a relaxed tasting session, speak with the winemaker and perhaps even get a glimpse into the micro-winery to see where all the magic happens. A perfect way to conclude your boutique cellar door tasting in the Mudgee Region.

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